The renowned comic book cop hero attempts to clean up the city by taking on Big Boy Caprice, in this action-packed romp starring Warren Beatty, Al Pacino and Madonna.
Warren Beatty, Madonna, Al Pacino
USA 1990. 105min
35mm. A BFI National Archive print
The 1930’s hero bursts onto the big screen in a brightly coloured spectacle, as hero cop Dick Tracy takes on gangster boss Big Boy Caprice. A commercial hit, Dick Tracy is a visionary, stylish film – its design and palette all intended to reflect its comic strip origins. With Danny Elfman, Stephen Sondheim and Madonna behind the music and songs, this is a very special film – one that is rarely seen on the big screen.
+ Just a Thought
USA 2020. Director Brian F. Menz. 6min
The screening on Tuesday 29 August will be introduced by Ben Roberts, BFI CEO.